CEI Weekly: Right-to-Work Laws

December 14, 2012



Feature: Michigan was a battleground this week for right-to-work laws.

FEATURE: Right-to-Work Laws


This week, as Michigan passed a right-to-work bill,  some libertarians questioned the merits of right-to-work. CEI Labor Policy Analyst Ivan Osorio responded to these questions on OpenMarket. Read his post here.





Avoid a Beer Monopoly By Setting the Market Free

Michelle Minton's CEI OnPoint


Why Grover Norquist's Tax Pledge Works

Fred Smith's op-ed in Forbes


Transatlantic Free Trade Must Be Done Right

Iain Murray's op-ed in The Huffington Post


Regulations Vs. Jobs: Assessing the Employment Impact of Rules and Regulations

Wayne Crews' column in Forbes


The Return of Gunboat Diplomacy

Iain Murray's op-ed in Human Events


A New Report on the Post-Election Red Tape Rush

William Yeatman's citation in Sen. Barrasso & Rep. Stevan Pearce's report


House GOP Seeks Info on Alleged EPA Internal Email Accounts

Chris Horner's citation in The Washington Examiner


Conservative Energy Groups Press Lawmakers to Oppose Wind Tax Credit

CEI's citation in The Hill


Bill to Extend TAG Dies in Senate

John Berlau's citation in The Houston Business Journal














December 12, 2012: Ending the Beer Monopoly


Fellow in Consumer policy Studies Michelle Minton argues that the beer industry in America is essentially a monopoly. In her new paper “Avoid a Monopoly by Setting the Market Free: How the Mandatory Three-Tier Distribution System Inhibits Competition,” she argues that this monopoly is a regulatory creation, and offers ideas for reform.